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Obituary of Marcia Gail Garman, 90


Marcia Gail Garman, 90 years old of State College, passed away on October 9, 2019 at Mt. Nittany Medical Center with her family by her side. She was born September 21, 1929 in Huntingdon PA and was a graduate of the Mt. Union High School. Marcia retired fulltime from the PA Frost Agency in 1994. She is survived by 3 children, Gordon Garman and his wife Helen of State College; Gay Hill and her husband Glenn of Middlebury Center and Donald Garman and his wife Kathy of State College. In addition to her children she is survived by her sister Anne Smith of Reedsville, and many nieces and nephews. Marcia was a constant supporter of her grandchildren, Dan and Lisa Timko, Bekah and Chuck Day, Liz and Andy Conklin, David and Laura Hill, Troy and Suzy Garman, Debora Beck, Paul Ebeling, and Linda Ebeling, and great grandchildren, Josiah, Isaiah, Ashley, Tanner, Michelle, Brianna, Jacob and Lucy, who will all miss watching Hallmark movies with her this Christmas. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Mabel Lukens, her husband Gordon G. Garman and most recently her fiancé of 20 years, William Williams, along with two brothers; Harry Lukens and Ronald Lukens. Marcia was an avid Penn State Football fan and enjoyed watching the Pittsburgh Pirates and Tiger Woods. She was very thankful for each and every one of her family members, always made time for them and will sorely be missed. Visitation will be on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 10:00 a.m., service to follow at 12:00 p.m. at Koch Funeral Home, 2401 S. Atherton Street, State College PA 16801, with Glenn Hill officiating. Burial will be at Centre Memorial Cemetery immediately following the service. Marcia had so many family members affected by cancer, it was her wish that contributions be made to Bob Perks Cancer Fund of State College.

Arrangements are under the care of Koch Funeral Home, State College. Online condolences and signing of the guest book may be entered at and on Facebook.

Name of Deceased

Marcia Gail Garman



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Funeral Home

Koch Funeral Home

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